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Bannock Bread or Indian Fry Bread

Ingredients:

6 cups flour
3 Tbs. baking powder
1 1/2 tsp. salt
2 1/2 cups water

Heat oven to 350

Stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually add water, (if dough is too dry add more water). Knead until dough is not sticky. Grease a large baking pan, spread dough in pan and bake 35 minutes.

Serve hot with chokecherry jelly and thin sliced fried potatoes, beef from a roast, sliced thin before cooking and then fried. Peppermint tea or coffee is usually served with this meal.

This is a traditional meal for our people.

Earl Old Person, Chief
Chief of the Blackfeet Nation
Montana Celebrity Cookbook

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